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IGST is not leviable on ocean freight.

Levy of GST — The submission was that challenge in this writ petition is covered by judgment dated 23rd January, 2020 made by a Division Bench of High Court of Gujarat, in, inter alia, R/Special Civil Application 726 of 2018 [(Mohit Minerals Pvt. Ltd. vs. Union of India & 1 other(s)] wherein view taken was that no tax is leviable under Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2007, on ocean freight, for services provided by a person, located in a non-taxable territory, by way of transportation of goods on a vessel from a place outside India upto Customs station of clearance in India. Notification impugned in this writ petition has been declared unconstitutional by the judgment. Mr. Roy, learned advocate appears on behalf of respondent nos. 2 and 3 and does not dispute that the challenge appears to be covered. Mr. Kundalia, learned advocate appears on behalf Union of India.— MCPI Private Ltd. & Another Vs. Union of India & Others [2020] 22 TAXLOK.COM 044 (Calcutta)